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crèche

noun [C] uk   /kreʃ/ us  

crèche noun [C] (CHILDCARE)

mainly UK a place where young children are cared for during the day while their parents do something else, especially work, study, or shop: Does your employer provide a crèche?

crèche noun [C] (CHRISTMAS SCENE)

US (UK crib) a model of the people and animals present at the birth of Jesus, used as a decoration at Christmas
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